BREAKING NCAA proposes new rules for college football in 2023

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  • clock won't stop after 1st downs except in last 2 minutes of each half
  • teams can't call consecutive timeouts
  • penalties at end of 1Q & 3Q carry over to first play of the following quarter. No untimed downs.
Will be voted on by NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel on 4/20 but passage is considered a formality
 

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  • clock won't stop after 1st downs except in last 2 minutes of each half
  • teams can't call consecutive timeouts
  • penalties at end of 1Q & 3Q carry over to first play of the following quarter. No untimed downs.
Will be voted on by NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel on 4/20 but passage is considered a formality
It really could drastically affect the game. (Maybe in a good way). Possessions and ball control become really important if first downs don't stop the clock. Trying to go up tempo all the time becomes INCREDABILY risky.
 

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I like it.

Can we get a rule that TV timeouts can't be longer than 2 minutes?
Thought the same...

I personally don't want to shorten the game, just the amount of commericals/reviews.

I think they should have a clock for reviews (like the new pitcher clock in baseball) and if it's not obvious enough after 1 minute of review let the play stand and get on with it!
 

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Man I don’t like that 1st down rule.

Games will go by too fast and it will really shorten the amount of plays that get run.

Also teams that are based around running the ball can purposely shorten the game against better opponents.

Offensive records are going to be safe for a while if that passes.
 

BamaMoon

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Man I don’t like that 1st down rule.

Games will go by too fast and it will really shorten the amount of plays that get run.

Also teams that are based around running the ball can purposely shorten the game against better opponents.

Offensive records are going to be safe for a while if that passes.
I agree (don't like shortening games this way) and what we know is going to happen is they'll add a few more commercials!
 

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Man I don’t like that 1st down rule.

Games will go by too fast and it will really shorten the amount of plays that get run.

Also teams that are based around running the ball can purposely shorten the game against better opponents.

Offensive records are going to be safe for a while if that passes.
Oh no i might miss out on the next 61-58 TCU vs Baylor classic. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
 

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No untimed downs? So on a Hail Mary bring someone and just freaking hammer the QB, right?
Pull the receiver down?
Game over?
 

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Thought the same...

I personally don't want to shorten the game, just the amount of commericals/reviews.

I think they should have a clock for reviews (like the new pitcher clock in baseball) and if it's not obvious enough after 1 minute of review let the play stand and get on with it!
This isn’t going to shorten the game. It will just add more time for commercials.
 

BamaMoon

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No untimed downs? So on a Hail Mary bring someone and just freaking hammer the QB, right?
Pull the receiver down?
Game over?
At the end of the half there would be no untimed downs. Penalty would carry over to first play of second half.

At the end of the game there would be an untimed down if a penalty occurred.
 
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I think they should have retained the rule to allow consecutive timeouts. Banning it takes some strategy out of the game such as allowing a team to call a second timeout after seeing the alignment of the opponents players or trying to "ice" the opponents kicker.
 

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At the end of the half there would be no untimed downs. Penalty would carry over to first play of second half.

At the end of the game there would be an untimed down if a penalty occurred.
...penalties at end of 1Q & 3Q carry over to first play of the following quarter. No untimed downs.

This threw me I guess...I didn't read the article. Lazy...
 

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  • clock won't stop after 1st downs except in last 2 minutes of each half
  • teams can't call consecutive timeouts
  • penalties at end of 1Q & 3Q carry over to first play of the following quarter. No untimed downs.
Will be voted on by NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel on 4/20 but passage is considered a formality
Huh?

Didn't read the article, but based on the summary by BN above: If you call a timeout, you can't call another one until the opponent has called one? :unsure:
 

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Man I don’t like that 1st down rule.

Games will go by too fast and it will really shorten the amount of plays that get run.

Also teams that are based around running the ball can purposely shorten the game against better opponents.

Offensive records are going to be safe for a while if that passes.
Kind of a co-winky-dink that Alabama is moving back towards a power running game?
 

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